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Alex Verdugo or Taylor Ward

Who Should I Start? - Week 25 • Start New
Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo

LFBoston Red Sox BOS
Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward

RFLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Verdugo over Ward

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Alex Verdugo
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ward over Verdugo

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Taylor Ward
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Performance Alex Verdugo
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333021.3570.41703
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.227041.3330.27306
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Taylor Ward
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.231141.3130.46204
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.300163.3890.43319
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Alex Verdugo
OWN
91%
-1.67 compared to last week
START
80%
+9.49 compared to last week
OWN/START Taylor Ward
OWN
83%
+22.13 compared to last week
START
75%
+19.07 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Alex Verdugo
51st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Taylor Ward
46th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Alex Verdugo

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: LF RF . However, he plays LF most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 51st among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 15th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Oscar Gonzalez
  • You have to be impressed by how much better he is performing. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 35 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.396 and is currently ranked 28th
  • Top 15 in batting average with 0.337 and is currently ranked 14th
  • Top 20 on base percentage and is currently ranked 19th with 0.396
  • Top 100 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 77th with 0.489
  • Top 50 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 40th with 0.885
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 171st in RBI with 18
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 91st with 28
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.002, OBP: -0.015, HRs: -4, RBI: +10, Runs: -21, Wlks: -12, Stls: -5,
Breakdown Taylor Ward

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 47th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 28th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Oscar Gonzalez
  • He is doing much better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 318th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.260
  • Ranked 243rd in batting average with 0.237
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 195th with 0.314
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 236th with 0.373
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 224th with 0.687
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 357th with 2
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 162nd in RBI with 22
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 213th in runs scored with 17
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.2 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.027, OBP: +0.032, HRs: +11, RBI: +26, Runs: +31, Wlks: +36, Stls: +3,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Alex Verdugo

No Injury Reported

Injury Taylor Ward

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Alex Verdugo
DateOpponentResult
Sep 26VS BALLyles
Sep 27VS BALBradish
Sep 28VS BALKremer
Sep 29VS BALBaumann
Sep 30@TORManoah
Oct 01@TORStripling
Oct 02@TORGausman
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.2581146.2600.317029
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Taylor Ward
DateOpponentResult
Sep 27VS OAKKaprielian
Sep 28VS OAKMartinez
Sep 29VS OAKIrvin
Sep 30VS TEXOtto
Oct 01VS TEXRagans
Oct 02VS TEX
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.27661413.4020.566121
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Alex Verdugo
10.76
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Taylor Ward
8.21
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Alex Verdugo
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2017 LAD 15 4 1 1 1 0 2 .174 .240 .304 9
2018 LAD 37 20 1 11 4 0 8 .260 .329 .377 45
2019 LAD 106 101 12 43 44 4 26 .294 .342 .475 260
2020 BOS 53 64 6 36 15 4 18 .320 .380 .490 153
2021 BOS 162 167 14 91 68 7 55 .288 .352 .428 540
2022 BOS 136 153 9 65 68 1 38 .289 .337 .412 457
ON PACE 145 164 9 69 72 1 40 .289 .337 .412 490
3-YEAR AVG 107 111 11 57 42 5 33 .296 .354 .454 317
Career 509 509 43 247 200 16 147 .291 .346 .436
Career Taylor Ward
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2018 LAA 40 24 6 14 15 2 9 .178 .245 .333 65
2019 ANA 20 8 1 4 2 0 6 .190 .292 .333 15
2020 LAA 33 26 0 16 5 2 7 .283 .333 .391 55
2021 LAA 66 52 8 33 33 1 20 .250 .329 .438 190
2022 LAA 120 116 19 62 57 4 55 .267 .351 .445 385
ON PACE 127 123 20 66 60 4 58 .267 .351 .445 410
3-YEAR AVG 40 29 3 18 13 1 11 .251 .326 .412 86
Career 279 226 34 129 112 9 97 .248 .327 .416
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